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RBI opens new banking ombudsman office in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Reserve has opened a new ombudsman office in Jammu as part of its efforts to expand grievances complaint cells across the country.

Earlier, the services related complaints from entire Jammu & Kashmir used to fall under the jurisdiction of New Delhi-I ombudsman office.

There are two banking ombudsman offices in

There has been a significant increase in banking network during the recent past and the office covers a large jurisdiction, RBI said.

"The Reserve has set up an office of the banking ombudsman for the state of at Reserve of India, Jammu," it added.

The office in Jammu will have the jurisdiction over entire which was under the jurisdiction of the office of the banking ombudsman in New Delhi-I, it said further.

Yesterday, Reserve Bank had announced opening a new office in Raipur to look into the grievances of residents and entities in Chhattisgarh, while relieving the Bhopal office of the job of the state's banking ombudsman.

With the new addition, banking ombudsman offices have now increased to 20 across the country.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 16:28 IST